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Moses Appel, PhD

Therapist, Doctor of Psychology, Ph.D.

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Moses Appel, PhD
OCD & Anxiety Specialist

Moses Appel, PhD's style

🎯 Direct 💙 Warm 🤝 Collaborative

Why Moses Appel, PhD chose to be in the helping profession

The reason I decided to pursue a career in the helping profession is rooted in my unwavering belief in the profound impact of compassionate care. Throughout my journey, I've had the privilege of witnessing how evidence-based mental health care can truly transform the lives of individuals and their families.

My choice to embark on this path is fueled by my passion for empowering individuals to lead more fulfilling lives, especially when facing the daunting challenges of Anxiety, Depression, and OCD, which inspired the name of my group practice: "ADO Psychology Center".
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Moses Appel, PhD's approach

At ADO Psychology Center, our approach is deeply rooted in compassion and evidence-based methods that foster personal growth and recovery. We draw from a evidence-based modalities, including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). By incorporating these evidence-based practices, we offer a comprehensive and effective approach to supporting individuals in their journey toward improved mental health and overall well-being.

I firmly believe that every individual is unique, with their own distinct needs and life experiences. That's why we prioritize creating individualized treatment plans tailored to address each client's specific needs. Establishing a safe and supportive environment is at the heart of our practice. We understand that meaningful progress can only occur when individuals feel comfortable exploring their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Our goal is to cultivate this sense of safety and trust, empowering our clients to develop practical strategies for effectively addressing the challenges they face.

What you can expect from sessions with Moses Appel, PhD

During our sessions together, you can anticipate a tailored approach based on evidence based therapeutic modalities that is designed to address your unique challenges. We initiate our journey with a comprehensive intake session, where our primary aim is to understand you as an individual, assess your symptoms, engage in discussions about diagnoses, and work collaboratively to establish therapy objectives. Our goal is to equip you with the skills needed to address your specific therapeutic goals effectively.

Moses Appel, PhD's experience working with the Jewish community

At ADO Psychology Center, our dedication to serving the Jewish community is a top priority, and we hold a profound respect for Jewish values and Halacha (Jewish law).

Our team is well-versed and highly knowledgeable when it comes to addressing mental health challenges within the cultural context of the Jewish community. We understand the nuances and unique aspects of mental health within this context, which allows us to provide services that are not only effective but also culturally sensitive.

In particular, we specialize in treating various subtypes of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), including religious OCD and relationship OCD. When working with individuals who hold Halacha in high regard, we prioritize the utmost respect for both the individual and their religious beliefs throughout the course of treatment. This approach ensures that individuals receive the support they need while honoring their faith and values.

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People I work with

Adolescents (13-18) Adults Elders (65+) Individuals Couples

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Jewish community experience


Licensed to work in

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Where people can see me in person


1068 East 14th Street Brooklyn, NY 11230, Brooklyn, New York


  • Psychologist by State of New York 2023. License number 025835
  • Psychologist by State of New Jersey 2023
  • Florida Telehealth Registration by State of Florida 2023


  • PhD by Hofstra University 2022
  • MA by Hofstra University 2018

Average costs per session

$150 - $350

Payment Methods

  • Credit Card

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